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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
much you can do. host: thanks for calling. this on twitter -- on facebook -- gary johnson will be on this program to take your calls in about an hour, 8:30 eastern time. the last call from texas reminds us of the interview with ross belprospero. -- with ross perot. richard spoke with him down in plano, texas. the headline, the u.s. is headed for disaster. the full interview with richard wolfe of "usa today" talking with perot, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. [video clip] >> do you think if we had had a administration from 1993 it through 2001, that things would be different today in terms of our fiscal picture? >> i would make every effort. i would have had to deal with the two parties. i would've gone directly to the american people for their full support. once you actually have that, you probably can get them to agree to anything, including a bad idea, which i would not have done. someone asked someone if he still stood for anything, and he said, "young man, i stand for reelection." host: that was an interview with ross perot. and here's the front page written by richard of to d
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
from harry truman to barack obama with the exception of lyndonm johnson who tried but fail today meet her. i remember being impressed whenr an official at the american embassy in london told me that during the memorial service att st. paul's cathedral after the 9/11 attacks, the queen sang every single word of the american national anthem. and i would betsi that therem. aren't any presidents who canh sing all the words to "god save the queen." since we are here today on the national mall, i thought i woul focus on the queen's fondness ml for this country and its people, pote little known and well known, and in so doingnown illuminate corners of her life that can help you understand her better. the queen to help understand her better. it was most often played out in state visits here when it was written. one was the first came to washington in 1951, she was a 25-year-old princess, only months away from becoming queen. harry truman was completely smitten, announcing that when everyone becomes acquainted with you, they immediately followed that with you. like those who followed him, trum
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for the weekend. veronica johnson has a look at the conditions out there right now. hey, v.j. >> hey there, doreen and jim. yeah, we're going to move through several seasons over the next couple of days, believe it or not. so, yeah, a lot of folks enjoying today. absolutely gorgeous conditions now that we've got the front out of here. the fog from this morning, too, again, and that cloud cover. temperatures still hanging out in the 70s, from 75 in gaithersburg, to 79 in manassas. 80 down south in fredericksburg, virginia. overnight it gets a little cool. then we warm up again. major changes will be coming our way this weekend. again, we're going to move through a couple of different seasons. the latest on this crazy weather coming up. >>> coming up, turkey takes decisive new action after a deadly syrian mortar strike. >>> a snake bite may have killed a virginia man in his own home. >>> we're getting our first look at the new metro escalators that will change the commute for thousands of people. >>> and a redskins fan found a way to celebrate the burgundy, gold, >>> over in veil yeah, they had a fi
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
for gary johnson. host: and this tweet also speaks to that. guest: it sounds like the caller is on board with the clean hands principle. when the whole process looks a little dirty to you, that is a pretty good reason not to vote. on this point, gary johnson, who was the libertarian candidate in this cycle, running on the slogan "throw away your vote, vote for me. -- a vote for me." there are many who feel that neither party is speaking for them and a third-party candidate is a great way to voice that sense. third-party candidates already know their vote will not influence the outcome -- the outcome of the election. they are on board with the idea that their vote is expressive. host: candidates. johnson was our guest on "washington journal" just a couple of days ago on monday -- candidates. johnson was our guest on "washington journal" just a couple of days ago on monday . on candidate gary johnson was our guest just a couple of days ago on monday. you can see that in our cards. next caller. caller: to become of voting is like aon playground -- to me, voting is like a playground and the
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
worried about the fact that gary johnson, a libertarian candidate, is probably going to be on all 50 ballots, and the conventional wisdom is he is going to draw from mitt romney and it makes a difference in colorado and it makes a difference in virginia. it will make a difference in north carolina. does that worry you? >> no, it doesn't worry me. they're not going to throw their vote away when we have an election here that's about the future of america. i don't see that happening, candy. this is a widely debated thing in 1980 with john anderson, gary johnson. >> sure, but ross perot made a difference. >> sure. >> they think that perot widely lost. >> we don't have a third party candidate anywhere near the name recognition or the popularity of ross perot or john anderson. i just don't see that happening. in fact, i see that it's almost a nonfactor, so i'm not worried about it. >> let me ask you about the new economic figures that came out. unemployment dipped below 8%. something i'm sure republicans celebrate as well. does it not undercut what has been the central theme of the republi
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
, , and then cleaned mess. davey johnson had to leave nationals before the yesterday.e and we are discussing who hit notes as the romney and obama sparred in their first debate. much more coming up at 6:00. to check in with people able toon get action on things they need. >> this story coming from new york city. it is called cell phone valet . it is similar to the food trucks have in our area, but it is a cell phone truck. they parked outside new york schools where allowed toe not bring their cell phones in. they pay a dollar a day to keep the truck. in outthey can go in and come and check their cell phone or e-mails and it's all for $1 per day. they could end up paying $180 year for this service. a lot of money, but a lot of new york city students claim it's because they are not bring their cell the it's kind of a good idea. i have not seen them anywhere new york city yet. many schools don't allows bring their cell phones into the schools. way one companies o make a lot of money. >> i don't know if i would leave cellphone in someone else's y every day. >> kids these days, i don't know wh
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
deserved night off tonight. adam laroche still played. davy johnson announced that geo gonzalez will sit and start game one whenever that may be. so instead tom got the green light. he lasted 3 and 2/3 innings. one run, five strikeouts. adam laroche has his 33rd home run tonight, a career high for him and picks up his 100th rbi of the season. he's taking his curtain call. that fan got it right tonight on the mvp sign. roger bernardino with the speed gets in under the tag. he is safe. the shark will be a vital runner once the post-season begins. nats win 4-2. >> i didn't think, you know, coming from last night and feeling we got there, i didn't think it would get any better but this is pretty special today. >> the kind of year we've had, it would be fitting to finish it off with the best record. and more importantly, i would like to see jackson get -- >> orioles visiting the rays in tampa bay. the hit of the game, a home run to center field. way out there. it turned out to be really allthe orioles needed. they win 1-0. good game. amongst all the mlb celebrations and the excitement surroun
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, mainly. alex jones and gary johnson -- i would ask him what he would do. i wish you were in the debate. thank you for your time. good bye. >> we will be talking to the democratic co-chairman of the commission on presidential debates. we'll ask him about why no third-party is represented on the stage tonight. tonight -- next is a call from eveline in florida, a republican. caller: hi, my name is eveline. i would ask romney as a diehard republican myself, i would ask him, do you think that i am a stupid person to believe that after saying you did not care about 47% of the people that now you say you are going to be the president of 100% of the people, that i am stupid and not to believe that? i do not believe it. and you will say now anything to get elected. i am a diehard republican and i will not be voting for you. >> thank you very much. next is a call from roanoke, virginia, this is a democrat. what would you ask? caller: i am a democrat. i would ask both candidates what they would do in reference to social services reform. it has been a big epidemic that has been happening all over
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
with senior officials in different countries. mitt romney johnson in has to say what he has to say could has president, you have to be poised. you have to be confident with who you are talking to and what you have to talk about. i think that is how obama tone it down on his own platform. he is the president. he is in office. he knows the stuff that is going on. >> thank you. we have about 15 minutes left to take your calls from all around the country and your reaction to the debates. let's introduce you to another delegate. this is cindy was a delegate to the democratic convention. she was named mayor pro tem and wants to the debate tonight. what was your reaction? >> i was kind of confused when i started listening to the pundits after the debates because i took a lot of notes, wrote down a lot of descriptive words about how i thought each candidate was looking and acting. so that i could have an intelligent conversation and not just come from one perspective. i had a loose, nervous and aggressive on romney. and i had relaxed, speaking to the audience, and confident on obama. but that is not
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
doesn't have a specific plan. republican senator johnson joins us from denver. you've been in the bubble of the debate. and most people sh most polls which are inaccurate show governor romney won this debate. and i'm curious what you think overall impact will be for the candidate? >> this is a really great performance by the governor. and i think it resets the campaign giving him on opportunity to take his case to the american people. and so mup of what people have heard, seen, read about mitt romney comes through a filter, tonight he has a chance to draw a contrast between his vision for the future of the country and last four years with the president which has been a staying nant economy, chronic unemployment and massive amounts of debt. and mitt romney got a chance to put forward his plan and vision this evening and i think it's going to have a significant impact on the narratives in days and week as head its interesting the debate elevated the discussion. we didn't hear anything about the case for governor romney. we didn't hear about president obama saying you didn't build it or som
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
changes on the way. >> let's go to meteorologist veronica johnson for your first forecast. how about it, v.j.? >> dramatic change is not the sunshine we're seeing, but it certainly is nice to see, right? after having more clouds than over the last couple of days. nice sunshine right now, as finally this weather front has moved on through here and east of us. let me take you back to this morning at 10:00. we had a few light showers across the area. here we sit at shortly after 4:00. there you can see the line of clouds, still hanging on to arundel county and areas of stafford county. mostly clear behind it. temperatures are still hanging on in the upper 70s most locations. 75 in bethesda and ashton. oakton coming in at 79 degrees. your good night forecast, decreasing clouds, clearing out and temperatures will drop to the mid and upper 60s by 11:00 p.m. what is that dramatic change we're going to see? i'll tell you about it coming up. >> veronica, thank you. >>> to the presidential race and some saying it was a big shot in the arm for the romney campaign. the first debate is history. there a
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
big changes coming over the weekend. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson has more on what's happening out there. >> hey, doreen. that is for sure. you know, today was one of those days where i really hope you took it all in and maybe got a walk or jog in because we did hit 80 degrees today and i think the last 80 degree day in quite some time now. but, stellar. that was the day today. and look at outside right now. we still have gorgeous weather out there with mostly clear sky as the sun gets ready to dough down. we're talking about nice conditions here for your evening between 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. we'll fall down to the upper 60s to low 70s and great start to the day tomorrow and this weekend, oh, the changes that we're going to see coming. this will be the biggest thing to happen weather wise in months. the details coming up. >>> coming up, syria undersiege. new fallout from the attack on a turkish town. the brother of a sniper victim talks about his family's fears in the midst of the attacks. >> we're very specific with him and asked him to use his vacation time and come
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
, johnson dumped into a dinghy and made his way to a sailboat anchored in the potomac. police have not said what led to the shooting. >>> 14 after the hour. president obama appears to be winning where it matters most a little more than five weeks before election day now. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. that's according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states, that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. the president taking a break from campaigning to prepare for the first presidential debate. that will happen on wednesday in denver. mitt romney headed to denver today. the republican presidential nominee will hold a rally there this evening as he prepares for wednesday's debate. >>> vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia. the republican vp candidate will hold a debate. vice president joe biden is using chris van holland to stand in for ryan. the debate is scheduled on october the 8th in kentucky. >>> the supreme court justices w
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that might suggest otherwise. and so did ed johnson with the better business bureau. >> it is an organized company. you would think that if they do have a job search going on that someone has done spell check down the line. >> reporter: eventually she gets the job, but never meets with anyone in person. >> at some point along the way if you're going to get the job offer and you're going to accept it, you're going to be sitting across the desk from somebody face to face. >> the exchange between cynthia, they play out over weeks with more e-mails, more questions from inn yeah and more ways for them to try to reassure her that the offer is legit. he says don't fall for the classic con-artist tactic. >> they are trying to engage you, get you involved, asking you questions. >> and run. don't walk away from this one. >> they feddics a check -- they sent us a check. i was to deposit that check into one of my accounts. >> for her time and effort, she got to keep $be 00. the rest was to be sent to the investor for a laptop, printer, special software. equipment that she already had. >> one of the re
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in thinking that if i do vote i'll be voting for gary johnson. i found out more libertarian independ i'll switching from republican to independent. >> host: larrys and i said i degree with you katherine mangu-ward even far third party candidate it's the best chance i have to influence the future position. weigh in on the larry's position and the caller. >> guest: it sounds like the caller is on board with my and jason's clean hand principle when whole process looks dirtedty to you. that's a good reason not vote. actually exactly on the point and on the other person's point, gary johnson who is a libertarian candidate in this cycle was running ads or running on the slogan throe away the vote. vote for me. i can't remember the exact phrasing. he was saying there are a lot of people who believe the votes don't count or the two major party representatives are not speaking for them. and the third spart a great way to kind of voice that dissent. again, i think they have the advantage. they know their vote is not going influence the outcome of the election. they understand that mas a little b
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the world. >> steven johnson is our guest sunday taking calls, e-mails and tweets on "in depth." looking at science history, cyber world, popular culture and computer networking in politics. live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span2. >> next a symposium on partisan politics and compromise. this hour and a half event is hosted by the university of southern california schwarzenegger's institute for state and global policy. panelists include senator john mccain and former senator tom daschle. >> we all breathe the same air. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the chairman of the institute and the inaugural holder of the governor downey chair professor of state and global policy at u.s.e., governor arnold schwarzenegger. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much for the fantastic introduction. that's exactly the way i wrote it. [laughter] also thank you very much for your great partnership. one thing i wanted to correct what you said today is i did not win miss universe. different bikinis, waxing, all of those things i did not win that competition. it's m
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
got through the 1957 and 1960 civil rights act over the ferocious maneuvering of lyndon b. johnson. but at that point, with thurgood marshall's victories in the supreme court and the republicans pushing through civil rights with dwight eisenhower sending federal troops to enforce marshall's victories down in little rock, with bill clinton's friend, orvil favis in the schoolhouse door, the democrats out of political calculation had to pretend to care about civil rights. the first civil rights legislation ever pushed by a democrat was in 1964 act yet and still far more republicans voted for it in the house and the senate. in both houses it was about 80% republican, 60% democrat. the republicans who opposed it opposed it for constitutional grounds. they had voted for every other civil rights bill. not so the democrats and they were not conservative democrats. they were liberal democrats. j. william fullbright, bill clinton's mentor, big supporter of the u.n., albert gore sr. gore's father. and all of these characters by the way were ferocious opponents of joe mccarthy. and the longest
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
to davey johnson and mike rizzo, the front office, they have done a great job. the warner family. they've done it the right way. building in the draft. and they did that with guys like steven straussberg. and guys like bryce harper. and going out and trading for geo gonzalez last year who has already won 20 games. they put together the team the right way. and i don't think this is is a flash in the pan. i don't think this is a one-hit wonder. i think the nats will be a player in the national league east for many years to come. >> i think you're right. i think they've done it the right way. still a couple of games left to go in the season, right? >> yes. 96-64. they have two games left. and there is still something to play for. because they're tied right now with the cincinnati reds for the very best record in all of the national league. and if they can best the reds they will be the number one seed and maybe they will have homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. a little quirky system this year. they're going to open up on the road this weekend. either more than likely at atlanta
Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
london and other cities around the world. >> steven johnson is our guest on sunday. the director of a books will look at science history, the cyberworld, popular culture, live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span 2. >> the bureau of labor statistics has announced the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% in september, the lowest level since january 2009. president obama spoken by the job picture at this venue at george mason university. it is about 30 minutes. >> hello, everybody! [cheers and applause] hello, george mason! hello, patriots! [cheers and applause] good to see you guys. thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. everybody, have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well, it is good to be here. i am so proud to have katherine's support. can you give her a big round of applause for that great introduction. [applause] it's also good to know that we've got the former governor and next united states senator from the commonwealth of virginia, tim kaine! and your congressman, jerry con
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
--one line in here where you say the oil companies bought lyndon johnson. >> guest: sure they did. he's c--he carried water for the oil companies in the 1950s constantly. he was the senator from texas oil when he was in the senate. c-span: there's a story--a column in the progressive about the lord. >> guest: oh, yes, the--the--the lord impersonation problem. this has worried me considerably. c-span: now can you go back and set the scene on why you wro--and, by the way, you write for the nation, the progressive and the fort worth star telegram in here. >> guest: right. i'm--i'm very fond of writing for small progressive magazines that pay in the high two figures. this is the kind of fiscal sanity that has made me the woman of great wealth that i am today. i am p--i am shrewd, i'll tell you. c-span: what's the story about 'this cad claiming to be god,' as you say? >> guest: this cad claiming to be god. what happened was a bunch of folks from floydada, texas... c-span: floy--go back to that. what's--what's the name of the town? >> guest: floydada. it's a... c-span: floydada? >> guest: floyd
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
johnson. the use or abuse of the filibuster has been used or abuse in the last 10 days or three years more than once in the 1960's 197's combined by the republicans. the president has an opportunity to come back if the republicans decide their first mission it can no longer be with senator jim demint. mitch mcconnell said the first priority was to make sure obama was it first term president. there was the possibility of working on different issues. if you have some good progressives reelected --share -- youeth warren have a chance to find partnership on core issues. even something the chamber of commerce signed onto. this country could use an infrastructure bank that would put bpeople back to work and rebuild the infrastructure. with mitt romney, you need somebody to, and that will understand that 47% of americans are not freeloaders but part of a political system and a country that deserves the respect. paul ryan has put forward a budget. another of them have fully explain how that would cut tax rates 20% across the board. what kind of loopholes would they find? that is a tough fight to h
Oct 1, 2012 8:30am EDT
question. yes. a microphone is coming to you. >> linda johnson with the associated press. i am wondering if your organizations or your members have taken a position or at least are discussing possible using technology like proximal that would give the end user, the patient, the opportunity to say the medicine is safe. i know it would disrupt the medicines are shipped now, particularly the big pbm because even the big bowl gets damaged at the pharmacy level, but we were talking about this early here at my table coming and it seems like if they can do stuff like that in africa we should be able to do it here. >> did you say -- >> it is a number on the bottom of the box that you scratch off and then you call a number on your cell phone or in sorry context and then verify that guess this is a legitimate safe medicine. a cynic if we could add to that, to my kids a general conversation about technology. certainly that is a part of the conversation you are talking about what was being done by the collision or is at least being discussed. >> there are a number of pharmacy technologies. i think a
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